There will be a free genealogy conference Saturday, 4 February 2017 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at Laurel FHC in Laurel, Maryland. For more information, visit Conference
Fredericksburg Family History Day will be held Saturday, March 19 at the LDS Chapel. The theme is Connecting Our Stars, and the keynote speaker is Dr. William Pretzer, Senior Curator for History at the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. For more information, click here
There is a free genealogy conference being held Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Family History Center in Laurel, Maryland. The event is sponsored by the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. and African American Special Interest Group. The keynote speaker is Angela Walton-Raj. I am sure this will be a great event!
For more information, visit http://www.wdcfhc.org/AAHGS-Conf/index.html
Virginia Genealogical Society’s Spring Conference is being held April 29-30, 2016 at the Library of Virginia. This year’s theme is Library of Virginia: Records and Research Stategies. Included is a tour of the library, which is sure to be pretty darn awesome. I had the good fortune of attending last year’s conference and enjoyed myself.
For more information, visit vgs.org
The Virginia Genealogical Society’s Spring 2015 Conference is being held April 10-11, 2015. The focus will be on using Ancestry as a research resource. On Friday, April 10, attendees will visit the Library of Virginia for research, and Saturday, April 11, attendees will meet at the Holiday Inn off Staples Mill Road. For more information, click here.
Attend the University of Virginia’s national symposium, Universities Confronting the Legacy of Slavery, being held October 16 and 17, 2014 at the university. The symposium is free and open to all, but sign up is required. For more information, click here.
The National Genealogical Society’s 2014 Family History Conference will be held May 7-10, 2014 in Richmond, VA. The conference will feature several tours around Richmond, as well as access to many research facilities, including the Library of Virginia. Registration opened December 1, 2013. To access the NGS Conference blog, click here.
October 25-26, 2013, is the two day joint conference presented by Virginia Genealogical Society (VGS) and Fairfax Genealogical Society (FxGS), called the Essential Desktop and More Conference.
Friday, October 25, 2013, from hours 10 am to 6 pm, features guided research at Fairfax Regional Library’s Virginia Room. Registration is not required.
Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Herndon, VA, is the Essential Desktop workshop. Programs include: The Latest in Land Records and Tech Toys and Tools.
Registration and information can be found on the Fairfax Genealogical Society’s website.
The Caroline County Genealogy Conference will be held April 19-20, 2013. Friday’s event features a reception and dinner, while Saturday is the conference. This year’s topics include Getting the Most from Court Records and The Law of the Land: Inheritance in Early Virginia. Speakers will be Victor Dunn and Herbert Collins. The deadline for registering is April 15. To register or receive more information, click the link above.